TiVo Premiere hands-on, Reminds you Why it’s THE DVR

Whenever you wonder how TiVo became a definition regarding DVR, then the company goes and does something impressive yet again. Here’s the first look at their latest interface, which just wows me. Nice integration with online content and a smooth new UI. If only Media Center could get a facelift like this….alas.




Everything is "connected," so it’s easy to start from a category like the "Oscars" or an actor like "Jack McBrayer" and end up on the other end of the universe, IMDB style. There’s a certain amount of dumbing down, to be sure, and nothing’s going to beat your laptop for speed or comprehensiveness in bopping around this sort of information. Although, TiVo helps out a bit in this department with the optional QWERTY remote.